Why are Bangladeshi militants migrating to Afghanistan?
Recent investigations have unearthed an alarming trend among militants of Bangladesh. Local militants are now trying to find ways to join the Taliban in Afghanistan.
Militant activities in the country stemmed from the returnees who first migrated to Afghanistan back in the 1980s. Now, after four decades, how threatening is this resurgence of militant migration to Afghanistan? Who are the perpetrators convincing and organizing these misguided locals? How are they communicating with the international militant organizations?
In Straight from Star Newsroom, Debjani Shyama discusses this issue with The Daily Star senior reporter Shariful Islam.